get what's coming to one

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Definition of get what's coming to one

: to get the punishment one deserves He's a dirty cheat, and I'm going to see that he gets what's coming to him.

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“Get what's coming to one.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20what%27s%20coming%20to%20one. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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